VW's baby 4x4 feels the heat
22 August 2006

Touareg too big for you? Then this car could be the answer. It's VW's baby 4x4, the Tiguan, undergoing hot weather development tests.VW's modest-sized SUV is scheduled for launch at next March's Geneva motor show. Its styling is said to follow the Touraeg's and its profile would suggest that to be true - but front detailing might include elements from the Concept-A car shown at the Swiss show earlier this year.

The Tiguan (its name has already been confirmed) is based on a modified Golf platform, and VW is optimistic that it will prove a stern rival for the Land Rover Freelander.

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